Student Life and Services: Student Clubs & Organizations
All registered students are eligible for membership in the clubs and organizations of their choice. Students are encouraged to form additional clubs and organizations to meet special needs or interests. All new clubs and organizations are a part of the Inter-Club Council (ICC) after approval from the Board of Trustees. Having a minimum of 10 students, faculty advisor and completing the necessary paperwork is all that is needed to begin. The Student Life and Services Office assists all clubs in processing and paperwork in maintaining all the club's financial records and banking needs.
Advisor: Vejae Jennings, email@example.com.
Club Focus: To promote the enhancement of enrollment, success, empowerment, leadership, networking, professionalism, and graduation of individuals among African American Latino, and other male students at Antelope Valley College.
Alpha Iota, Honors Society
Club Focus: A society to promote and recognize high scholastic achievement while also serving the community through service activities and volunteer work.
ANYA - American Native Yonutenen Association
Advisors: Jeffery Cooper, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To establish connections with tribal nations to offer volunteer services and to promote indigenous culture through workshops and events.
Advisors: Dr. Darcy Wiewall, email@example.com,
Club Focus: To provide students of all academic backgrounds and fields of study the opportunity to explore the discipline of anthropology in all its facets: archaeological, cultural, biological, and linguistic. Thereby, sponsoring original research opportunities, open lectures, forums, and activities related to the discipline.
Asian Appreciation Association
Advisor: Alberto Mendoza, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To contribute to the education of students by providing opportunities to understand and appreciate various aspects of Asian culture through engaging presentations, enriching conversation, and events..
AVC Digital Media
Advisor: Bradley Smith, email@example.com
Club Focus: To enhance and promote the skills and talent of digital media students via workshops, exhibits, and festivals on campus.
AVC Percussion Association
Advisor: Gary Heaton - Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To give percussionists or those interested in becoming percussionists a place to meet, have fun, and do percussion related activities.
Club Focus: To promote Trade, Health, Engineering, Communications, AJ, IT, and Science through teamwork and competition.
Advisor: Richard Biritwum, email@example.com
Club Focus: To increase the interest, education, networking, visibility and social support for STEM majors and to advocate for STEM programs.
Black Student Union
Advisor: Scott Lee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To develop positive social outlets and instill pride and self-esteem. Open to anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the African experience.
Child and Family Education
Advisor: Kim Barker, email@example.com
Club Focus: To provide learning opportunities to foster professional and personal growth.
Advisor: Mary Jacobs, mjacobs2avc.edu
Club Focus: To create an atmosphere of professional behavior and foster the transition from student to professional nursing through leadership, activism, and advocacy.
Deaf Studies Association
Advisor: Maurice Boyd, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: A place to welcome all who are new or beginning students who are interested in expanding their awareness to Deaf Culture.
Advisor: Sherri Zhu, email@example.com
Club Focus: To educate our fellow students as the value of spiritual understanding and spiritual well being. Only when we understand ourselves both physically and spiritually can we truly make a positive impact on our community.
Advisor: Scott Covell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To read, write, and discuss various forms of literature and develop reading and writing skills.
Advisor: Ryan Rivas, email@example.com
Club Focus: To promote awareness of E-sports and create a welcoming environment for casual, competitive gaming.
Advisor: Katherine Quesada, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club focus: To expose the AVC community to the rich and diverse Hispanic culture. To promote intellectual discussion, tolerance of cultural backgrounds, and foster cultural insight.
Industrial Hemp Student Alliance
Advisor: Noah Stepro, email@example.com
Club Focus: To educate the community at AVC in the environmental sustainability benefits from cultivating industrial hemp.
Advisor: George P.A. Dover, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To publish a bilingual magazine in various formats, and to promote multiculturalism.
Advisor: Jonathan Lacroix, email@example.com
Club Focus: To provide an open collaborative forum for music production.
Advisor: Tim Meyer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To form a connection between local photographers.
Advisor: Alberto Mendoza, email@example.com
Club Focus: To allow students with an interest in law to explore the world of law.
Advisor: Michael Hart, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To create a safe space for the LGBTQIA community as well as inspire, nourish, and educate them and everyone else.
Psychology Student Organization
Advisor: Fredy Aviles, email@example.com
Club Focus: We, as students of Antelope Valley College, in order to support the academic pursuits of its member, facilitate psychology-related activities and promote learning of psychology.
Respiratory Care Spring 2020
Advisor: Wendy Stout, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To help support those committed to completing the respiratory care program at Antelope Valley College.
Student Nurses Association (SNAC)
Club Focus: Work to obtain funds for the RN program through fundraising activities for pinning and graduation ceremony.
SNAC Fall 2019
Advisor: Susan Snyder, email@example.com
SNAC Spring 2020
Advisor: Debra Dickinson, firstname.lastname@example.org
SNAC Fall 2020
Advisor: Marya Latuno, email@example.com
SNAC Spring 2021
Advisor: Maria Kilayko, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Elinda Parkinson, email@example.com
Club Focus: To discuss and advocate for a better program for current and future nursing students.
Theater Arts Club
Club Focus: To support theatrical practitioners, create student produced work, and explore the theatrical world.
Advisor: Marshion Nowden, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club Focus: To bring unity, monitoring and community among AVC students.
United Artists for Social Change
Advisor: Erika Newman, email@example.com
Club Focus: To use creative expression as a vehicle for change so that people are inspired to take action and build a more beautiful world.
Club Focus: To provide social groups to help veterans adjust to and become successful in civilian and college life; to bridge the gap amongst veterans and students at AVC.